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issue of mental health. >>> a community in mourning, shaken by this tragedy but tonight there's a tremendous outpouring of support. laura anthony is live tonight in sandy hook, connecticut, where she spoke with friends of the victims. reporter: hi, ama. here's the latest on the investigation. the police had a press conference this afternoon. they have collected a large amount of evidence from the home the shooter shared with miss mother. if they found evidence of a motive they're not sharing that information just yet. why tide -- what they told us is the hundreds of requires fired inside the school, he left behind a large cache of ammunition. >> high capacity magazines. >> today connecticut state police revealed that as much damage as he did inside sandy hook elementary, he was poised to do much more. with hundreds of round of unspent bullets found inside the school in 30-round magazines. >> high capacity magazines for the rifle. and multiple magazines for the rifle. and multiple magazines for both handguns. reporter: meantime, thousands came to this tiny new england village t
in connecticut continues. a community in mourning today. we just learned the identities of some of the young victims in yesterday's elementary school. we are waiting for that information. we expect it this morning. plus this. >> to be absolutely quiet. there are bad guys out there now we need to wait for the good guys. >> in all of the tragedy life saving stories, the teachers who kept the children safe and calm as the gunmen opened fire in the classroom. >> i am live in golden gate park where later this morning a vigil is set to remember the victims of the connecticut tragedy. the public is welcome. the public is welcome. i will tel and... take care of them, you know? i feel like we've come full circle. like that! this is how i'll do it. sarah: there you go. >> we will take you live to newtown connecticut. authorities are expected to release more names of the victims of the shooting at sandy hook elementary school. some of the bodies are still inside the school. some have been removed. there are 27 victims. 20 of them children, 7 adults. one of the add dupts being the alleged shooter's moth
throughout the state have converged this morning to mourn the dead. >> reporter: we are in -- sandy hook rights here, across from the volunteer fire department. you can see quite a bit of activity. police, firefighters, 24 hours ago it was a different scene, children were running here from their school just around the corner, sandy hook elementary to this fire station after being told by police this is where they can come to be safe because of what was happening in the school. it was a scene of chaos and horror, terrified children, hundreds of them coming here. this morning much calmer, no chaos. nothing horrible but still the memory of what happened yesterday. now, the police are here obviously, state police still here. the investigation continues at the school. just around the corner. you can see the police over there talking to people coming in. making sure that the media don't crossover the line. taking flowers as people bring them in. we got here at about 1:40 this morning after flying in from the bay area. we went straight to saint rose church where there was a human memorial vigil
what has to happen now? >> this tragedy. today is a day of mourning. however, the door is open today about taking meaningful action. that is a code word about thinking about gun control. he tried not to raise debt about the debate. and finally came to surface all along the third debate. >> please explain the po the nae association a. the nra, the organization that really stifles any movement. >> the power are in the swing states. it is where the president has to win in pennsylvania, ohio, illinois, wisconsin. it is very important that they have the ability to have a victory in those states. the guns are big in those states with hunting being bigger in those states. after the assault weapons ban the democrats got swept out in 1994. everybody thought that even after gabrielle giffords was shot. in 2011 is that something would happen and that portion of the law did not go through. >> what would happen if the nra still less political power? >> this is an effluent community in connecticut with and what is a fluent -- and what is one to happen in six months, two months? does the president
at the scene. >>> the mourning continues in newtown, connecticut, with family members and residents expressing their overwhelming grief at the tragedy. ktvu's john sasaki continues coverage from connecticut, where people are coming together to express their sorrow. john? >> reporter: ken, the scene is just up that hill behind me, but about 40 minutes from here in the city of stratford is a huge vigil tonight. thousands of people honoring all the victims of this heinous act, but especially teacher victoria soto. the entire state is in mourning, and it's especially deep. ♪ >> reporter: this community is bustling on a saturday night, but with heavy hearts, and that's how it's been all day. >> it feels so unreal. to think that those poor children couldn't ever see something like this coming and those parents who now have to live without their children, it's too much. >> reporter: beyond the school community, which is so profoundly impacted, some people nearby also witnessed the devastation. >> we came around the corner of this fire house, two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the othe
and law enforcement officers gathered to mourn the little boy in connecticut. a rabbi called it a touching ceremony, people came together in solidarity to say good-bye. he was celebrateds a -- celebrated as a pure innocent child. he will be sorely missed. >> his brother said he could have been anything if he lived and grown old. >> at schools all over the bay area they had to talk about the massacre. ktvu's david stevenson is in san francisco tonight and tells us how they handled it there. david? >> reporter: frank, parents and the school district worked to explain the massacre to young students here while also working to prevent a similar event from happening here. >> reporter: as newton, connecticut laid to rest some of the children, san francisco worked to reassure children and others. >> it is a sheltering. >> reporter: she says her group sent parents information on how to talk to kids about the tragedy. >> we had the range of feed back from parents. you know, very worried, very emotional. to pragmatic. >> reporter: this principal canceled a press conference to address staffers and stu
more than 20 people. many of them innocent children. >> the nation as mourning the victims of friday's school massacre in new town, connecticut. the shooter is dead and now authorities have the daunting task of identifying the victims. renee marsh joins us now with the latest. >> the most common question is why. as residents came together at this visual friday night. law enforcement continue to piece together what happens. >> we know that this will be mass of and it is a big puzzle that we have to put together. at the center of the puzzle we have the 20 year-old who has been identified as the shooter. he had no known criminal record. he was dressed in black fatigue. >> he was always settle different. he kept hisself. i do not think you could say you could predict this. >> nowhere is this sadness more powerful than the small community. >> the press is waiting for a press conference to get under way. about 8:00 we are behind two hours here waiting for an update from law enforcement. they will shed light on what may have led up to this tragic event yesterday. >> the older brother of a s
of the sandy hook shooting as the nation remembers their lives and mourns their loss. and we wants to update you now on a story we first reported yesterday here on mornings on 2. oakland police have arrested two people in connection to a quadruple shooting. it happened around this time yesterday morning between 84th and 85th avenues. officers found three men shot. a woman that was also hurt was dropped off at the hospital. they are all expected to recover. >>> a teenage boy remains in critical shooting after getting involved in a drive by. police say four men in a car opened fire on the teen. the teen victim was able to walk about a block to san francisco general hospital. no arrests have been made in the case. >>> bad news for businesses looking to move to san francisco. the city has seen the largest leap in office space costs world-wide. a new report says occupancy costs which include rent, local taxes, and service charges jumped 36.4% in downtown san francisco in the last year. the cost rose to $90 per square foot. and if you live in the 415 getting a new phone number could mean changing
that process. >> dozens of people gathered in pleasanton to emeramaral park to mourn the loss of so many allies in last week's connecticut shooting. >> singing songs, play in lighting candles the bond together to express their pain. >> it was really important for us to gather together to bring it was again the to have a sense of community is best during the holidays i season. >> the pta collected pictures, points, and donations which will be sent to the victims of the family in connecticut. >> fairfield police say, this teen friend to carry out attacks similar to the massacre in connecticut. >> now, the 18 year-old is facing felony criminal press charges. investigators say sergio cabada posted a message on line saying he supported the school shooter and thought of doing something similar. >> within hours of posting the message, investigators tracked down the team in the city of suisun. >> gun sales of one gunshop in livermore are approved. >> grandy collins owner of the j and our guns supply shop says he believes sales at its shop skyrocketed because people are concerned about two things. >> th
. she pulled a bookshelf in front of the door. >>> more than a dozen vigils to mourn for the victims of the connecticut school massacre. the vigil was one of several suggested by a move to call for an end to gun violence. there were similar gathering in other communities. >> i like to believe because it's very innocent, very young children this will really cut through a lot of the mess in dc. i'm a brand new mom. i have a 7-week-old who i brought out. my heart is breaking right now. so when the president cried, you know, there were parents crying with him. i like to think this can be a real moment for us. >> the bay area vigils are a response to the school shooting to push for gun control. >>> in a moment gun violence and gun buy backs today will have the latest on the rain moving through our area. but first the names of the women and children who lost their lives yesterday in newtown, connecticut. ay. the >>> a 16-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a bomb threat that shut down a high school on thursday. the school canceled classes after police found graffiti referen
, and 296 in san francisco. >> an east bay high school senior is being mourned today after he was killed in a shooting in san francisco's bayview district. 17 year-old montreal blakely, was shot in the first block of oscela land on saturday night. the concord high school student played on the football team. many students at the school organized the the social media to where blacks today to mourn blakely. san francisco police have not made any arrests. the white house offered new revenues far only $800 billion in net spending reductions. this is not balanced in my opinion but at the same time will continue to talk the president and will hope that we can move to plan b. i think we all know that every income tax that is filed in america will play a higher rate in january for spirit it is very important for us protect american tax payers as we can. our plan be will protect americans who make a million dollars or less and have all of their current rates- that's opposite have hope that we will reach a broader agreement with the white house and this will help reduce the spending as well as the
they are suffering or hurting. >>> dozens of people gathered in pleasanton to mourn the loss of so many young lives in last week's shooting. singing songs, praying, and lightning candles, they bonded together. >> pleasanton is much like a small town in new england, newt town, and i thought this could just as easily be our community. and being 3,000 miles away, it was important for us to gather together, to have a sense of community. >> the vigil was organized by the moore elementary parent teacher association. they also collected photographs and poems, letters, and donations which will be sent to the families of the victims in connecticut. >>> fairfield police say this teenager threatened to carry out attacks similar to the massacre in connecticut. now the 18-year-old is facing felony charges. he posted a message online saying that he supported the school's shooter in connecticut and thought of doing something similar. within hours of posting that message, investigators tracked down the teen in the city. >>> new tonight at 11:00, police are searching for a man who robbed a bank belmont shortly afte
students mourning the students who died in the tragedy. students are talking about the violence. >> it happened about half an hour ago, dozens of teening all about a decade older but not much younger than the gunman himself, determined to prevent such a tragedy here. ♪ oh how he loves us. >> songs and prayer echo over the quad at heyward high school at that time when most teens are finishing finals and eager for holiday break fun, these students were thinking about newtown and the damage violence does in so many lives. >> they will never see their kids again. they have to put someone in the ground that they love so much. and like those kids never going to see christmas again. they will never see the families again. >> violence is a big issue i think in high school. the organizers graduated four years ago. she and many friends have lost loofed ones to gang violence over the years. so newtown's loss while different. it is not a stranger in homes. it is true. but there are young people, a generation of people that want to put an end to violence. >> one student wiped away tears t
continues to mourn the new town elementary school tragedy -- today, with a moment of silence. people paused. and even websites went dark. to honor the victims of the deadly school shooting in connecticut. it was one week ago today -- a gunman murdered 26 people -- including 20 children -- before taking his own life. still ahead a judge issues a ruling on the controversial "conversion gay therapy" which some specialsts argue, is their right to practice then. members of the house and senate are now home for the holidays. we look at how the president hopes to get a plan of attack on the looming fiscal cliff. plus. massive winter storm pounds the area. we have more of this video ahead. as kron 4 news at 11 continues. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with
from my congressional district. we mourn all the people who lost their lives on friday, including 20 elementary school children and six educators. over the past few years, we have seen innocent lives lost to gun violence in a supermarket parking lot in arizona, a movie theater in colorado, an army base in texas, a college campus in virginia and now an elementary school in connecticut. the weapons have spawned these tragedies and long past time that we control them. the second amendment guarantees the right to bear arms but does not guarantee an absolute right to military-style, high caliber, semi-automatic, combat-assault rifles with high capacity magazines to anybody who wants them. it just does not and must not let interest groups persuade us otherwise. we need restrictions and sensible gun control legislation. we need them here and we need them now. our children are counting on us and we really need to not let them down. i yield back. mr. murphy: i yield 1:30 to the gentlelady from california, ms. esh -- eshoo. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. eshoo: i th
on his left arm, solano dive time combed the waters yesterday. >>> people are mourning the loss of a super star who died after her plane crashed in mexico. >> a small plane carrying jenni rivera went down in rough terrain shortly after takeoff. 7 people were believed to be on the plane. rivera's california driver's license has been found at the crash site. the 43-year-old from long beach was known as diva de la banda. . >> it's a shock to the family. those of you who know my sister, she was a strong person. she fight for everything in life. >> rivera recently divorced former major league pitcher, esteban luiso . she was named the artist of the year. >>> gisele esteban, the union city woman facing 25 years in prison for first-degree murder of killing michelle lei. her body was found in a remote area of alameda county four months after she disappeared during a class break. >>> the man accused of killing and kidnapping sierra lamar will be arraigned on new charges. he's accused of trying to kidnap three other women. sierra lamar vanished last march. her body has not been found. her
to mourn. >> reporter: montrell blakely attended, but he diedsome distance away, he was found dead on a san francisco street. even though about 1500 students attend this campus. many of them say they knew this stand out athlete quite well. the prints arrived today. montrell blakely's senior pictures taken on saturday. just a few hours after this photo session, his body was found on osciola lane. police say he was found shot at least once in the head. >> a great guy. a kid with a 3.6 gpa. >> reporter: makely had a promising future on the football field, and in college. >> i didn't know it would bring us here to the point where we experience the violence and untimely death of a young man that should never, a mother should never be trying to bury her child. >> reporter: blakely as father reportedly lives into the bay view. >> i'm still kind of in shocked. it was three days ago, we were all screwing around at lunch. >> reporter: crisis intervention met with teens today to try to help them cope with the news. the football team met with the counselors first. >> at first, when i learned, it was ve
is mourning the loss of one of its own. detective donald george passed away on monday. he he began his career in 1987. from there he joined the freemont police department where he served for nearly 20 years. detective george was known for his big personality and making people laugh. funeral arrangements are being scheduled for late next week. donald george was 48 years old. >> prayers and candles for people they've never met. >> children are just like god himself. >> this bay area group's connection to the tragedy in connecticut and what they hope their actions will inspire. >> a family with a month old baby and no place to stay. the struggle to find housing for bay area families in need. >> the senator versus hollywood. why diane feinstein is outraged. vze=< >>> a moving tribute in oakland for victims on the other side of the country. more than 200 people gathered to pray at cathedral of christ the light for the sandy hook shooting victims. a group of kindergarten through eighth grade choir students sang before and after the services. the archbishop placed a wreath of 28 yellow roses for tho
day since the tragedy has been a day of mourning but today the nation will stop and remember. >> reporter: at 9:30 this morning, people here in newtown will stop what they're doing and observe a moment of silence to mark the one week point since a shooter killed 26 people at sandy hook elementary school. [ bells ] >> reporter: then the church bells will ring signifying another funeral for another child. pablo carmona attended the funeral of his friend and fellow boy scout benjamin wheeler. >> i don't really know why he had to die. but it's very sad. >> reporter: catherine hubbard liked to ride horses and allison wyatt wanted to become an artist. >> my husband asked me last night, he said, has this rocked your faith in god? and i said, absolutely not. but it has done a few things about my faith in human beings. >> reporter: the outpouring of love and emotions for the families of the victims extends far beyond this memorial in newtown something emilie parker's family found out when they took her body home to ogden, utah. >> a lot of you guys don't even know who she is. a lot o
are mourning the loss of a teammate. there but they were arriving, they saw him taking his own life. >> he was talking to a couple of coaches in the parking lot and had a gun to said. they heard the gunshot. they had a gun- to his head.. >> just 20 minutes earlier he shot his girlfriend at her home and died at a local hospital. >> we heard that they had been arguing in the past. and even recently. >> the team released a statement that we can confirm that there was an incident at arrowhead earlier this morning and we are cooperating with the authorities in their investigation. belcher played all four seasons with the chiefs at his best season was last year with 120 tackle career high. they are scheduled to play sunday against the carolina panthers. george howell. kron 4 news . >> belcher and his girlfriend were living in their kansas city home with their three-month-old baby girl and belcher's mother. the child is now being taken care of by family members. police are looking for a possible motive in this case. the raiders released this statement in response... the oakland raiders are e
says they are thankful for the outpouring of support from the city but would now like to mourn their loss in private. >> our family is grieving but want to thank everyone who was reached out to help. we are suffering and sorrow. we have the support of our family, friends, a church during this time. >> the suspect, davis, is charged with second-degree intentional murder and second-degree murder with depraved indifference to human life. detectives say davis claimed han was bothering him and wouldn't leave him alone. 4:28 we will be right back, kron 4 morning news. a live look at the golden gate bridge a lot quieter than the yesterday. with that storm coming through but some areas of fog. if we will be right back. >> welcome back. let us take a live look with janu and the fog. >> good morning, bb we do have some of that drying trend coming up but partly sunny conditions expected. our extended forecast showing that we have a dry days for the next work week. widespread. we will see some breaks of sunshine. double billed come overnight. as well as the south bay valleys 50s for the
for mexican- american singer jenni rivera. >> there's mournings and vigils. >> legislators in michigan are set as to vote on a right to work bill today. >> need to do what we can to get the economy rolling full speed again. >> what they're really talking about is giving you the right to work for less money? >> look at the lights up there dude! >> mystery lights over san francisco bay. >> i am 100% sure this was a ufo. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> touchdown! ♪ [ music ] >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it's tuesday, december 11. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30 now. we have some breaking news from the east bay this morning. >> yeah. let's go right to cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington where arson investigators are checking an apartment fire in hayward. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're here on dixon street right near the bart station. this is the apartment where a woman lived with her son. take a look inside. it's completely gutted a
elementary. also,president obama will attend a vigil this evening in newtown, connecticut to mourn the victims of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. his visit comes two days after a gunman opened fire inside the school, killing 26 people, including 20 obama will visit privately with the victims' families and with emergency personnel who responded to the shootings before speaking at an interfaith vigil at newtown high school. this is obama's fourth trip as president to a community still grieving from a mass shooting. churches across the country and here in the bay area are remembering the victims of friday's school shooting. there are special if the moralmemorials still ahead, kron four's mike pelton joins us live from st. mary's cathedral in san francisco this morning. we're learning more about the victims, in friday's connecticut school massacre. one of the children who did not come home from school is six year old emilie parker. her father - robbie parker - is speaking up. wanting to let others know about the little girl he lost to a gunman. and he talked about forgivenes
ring, ring, ring) >> the national mourning the newtown elementary school tragedy -- with a moment of silence. it was one week ago today -- a gunman opened fire at a connecticut school. murdering 26 people -- including 20 children -- before taking his own life. much more on they day of mourning ahead tonight. but first. we turn to the renewed debate over gun conrtol in america. today for the first we are hearing from the nation's most powerful gun lobbying group -- the n-r-a. grant lodes is standing by with the story. the n-r-a >> this was big. they offered his condolences and waited a week to speak out. and today it doubled- down.undeterred by protestors or anything else. not giving an inch on gun control the n-r-a's solution - a new team that will work to put armed officers in every school in the country.because it says the next school killer is "waiting in the wings" >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate what ever is necessary to put a armed police officers in every single school in this nation to read the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a g
. a tragic morning for the kansas city chiefs as they mourn the loss of one of their players. police are still investigating what lead linebacker jovan belcker to kill his girlfriend just minutes before taking his own life. george howell has the details we are learning now that police have identified the girlfriend of jovan belcher as 22-year-old kasandra perkins. the two had been living in their kansas city home with their three-month- old baby girl and belcher's mother. >> we can confirm that there was an incident at arrowhead earlier. we are cooperating with the authorities in the investigation. they said that the all four seasons for his the chiefs and the currier high of 120 catfish tackles. they are going to play against the panthers the child is being. looked after by family members as police continue to look for a possible motive in the shootings. in response to this tragic event the oakland raiders released the following statement this morning... the oakland raiders are empathizing with the chiefs organization. our hearts are wounded by such an unimaginable tragedy in our n
, kron 4. >>pam: tonight, the family of a berkeley woman is in shock.. and in mourning.. after she was gunned down while riding her bicycle last night. kron-4's aleica reid has more on the victim.. and the latest on the search for her killer.police are investigating a fatal shooting in berkeley. >> family members are gathering at this scene to more of their loved one, this sacramento street near longfellow middle school last night. they canvassed the school yard from top to bottom, the sidewalk where the victim was shot. family that long ago. pamela- mullins. they found that she had been fatally shot. after a phone call. >> she is a family person we do not understand why somebody would come to shoot her in her head. nobody deserved to to die like that. >> at this time they are investigating this as a homicide. they are looking for a suspect and motive i >> this is just wrong. >> the victim celebrated her 50th birthday 1.5 months ago and is live in the neighborhood for just a short time. >> it is sad. i just saw her three days ago >> using candles to spell her name in the name the s
grandchildren. >>> classes are canceled at a sacramento high school tomorrow at students mourn the death of a popular teacher hit by a train. authorities say cathy carlisle was taking pictures of an approaching train, when she was hit from the back by another train. the married mother of three children died at the scene. she was known as a passionate photographer who helped students discover their inner voice. >> she always walked around, with her camera and she saw the ability to convey messages in pictures. >>> investigators say 31-year- old hector is a lice fatally shot his mother, and two uncles last night. he also shot and injured a young son, and kidnapped two young daughters. both the girls were shot and wounded during the police chase. police have not disclosed his information. >>> cal state san bernandino officials released information on a graduate student shot and killed last night. officers got a call about a disturbance involving the student at a dormitory off campus at about 6:30. >> during this contact, a physical altercation occurred. officers fearing for their safety fir
a candlelight vigil at the south valley community church to pray, mourn, and heal. >> this christmas we ask you to heal us, to help us, to be born anew in us, and to be with those surviving students. >> reporter: the victims names were read aloud. a candle lit up for each one of them. they photos, all 26 flashed on screen. the vigil was as much for the victims as it was for the local community. >> the question is are we preparing ourselves for when it comes? are we preparing ourselves so that we're able to feel this in a proactive way. so that on the outcome we are stronger on the other end. >> reporter: as the pastor said, one way to deal with anger, fear, and anxiousness from a tragedy is with hope. in gilroy, cbs 5. >>> investigators looking into the school shootings are questioning two school staff members who were injured, but survived. they are also piecing together a timeline of how the tragedy unfolded. cbs reporter has that part of the story. >> reporter: 20-year-old adam lanza launched his massacre at home. officials say lanza shot his mother, nancy, multiple times, killing her in her
that mere words can thought match the depths of your sorrow. >> the president joins a community in mourning tonight. good evening. i'm ama dates. president obama visited the grief-stricken community of newtown, connecticut where he met with the victims' families. he will have more on tonight's services in a few minutes. we begin with abc news reporter laura anthony live in the community still reeling from the shooting that took 27 lives. laura? >> reporter: that's right, ama. the community is still reeling and starting to heal a little bit. in the meantime we learned new information. we learned adam lanza, the shooter, and his mother who was a gunnen enthusiast. abc news has learned that she actually visited a gun range in this area on several occasions. and we learned on one occasion she brought her son adam with her. now, it is unclear at this point whether he fired any guns there. >> reporter: the grieving continued late into the night in the tiny new england village of sandy hook, a community still trying to come to grips with all they lost. in the center of town near the christmas tree
we have given time for mourning, prayer and a full investigation of the facts before commenting. the nra says it's prepared to offer meaningful contributions to the renewed gun debate. cbs 5 reporter grace lee is live in hayward with a look at how bay area mayors are taking on guns. grace. >>> reporter: we came here to hayward to meet with the state treasurer phil lockyer and what we learned is that california had invested millions of dollars into a gun manufacturer the same gun manufacturer who made the firearm used in newtown connecticut. well, that has since been remedied but this is one of just several political maneuvers, one to distance themselves from gun manufacturers but several with politicians moving closer to "gun control." >>> reporter: in an open letter to the president today eight big city mayors from new york to los angeles asked for an outright ban on assault weapons. >> it's clear that gun is not for the streets. it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weap
jessica rekos prepared to bury her. the mourning continues in newtown, connecticut. today, another young victim will be laid to rest. on monday, mourners said a final good-bye to 6-year-old jack pinto. >> it was very sad. very sad. family took it very, you know, as hard as any parent would take it losing their first grader. >> reporter: a large crowd showed up to say good-bye to 6- year-old noah pozner. >> i started to cry. this is very close to home. >> reporter: students in the area head back to school tuesday except for sandy hook elementary students. monday, supplies and equipment were moved to a school in a neighboring town where sandy hook students will eventually return to class. >> we really need to lead with love and that's what i'm seeing our community do. we're putting our arms around people. >> reporter: it's still unknown why the 20-year-old gunman opened fire at the elementary school. authorities are analyzing evidence, interviewing witnesses, and looking at the shooter's smashed home computer hoping to find answers. >> we know as investigators that the people in connectic
football fields. sunday night, hundreds of fans gathered for a candle light vigil in los angeles to mourn her death. rivera had just finished a concert in monterrey. this photo taken by her makeup artist moments before the flight shows rivera and the other passengers. the 43-year-old was born in long beach, california, had rinz to worldwide fame singing mexican b banda style music. >> when she was on the stage, he reflected what was happening in her life. >> reporter: rivera, a mother of five and grandmother of two had become a crossover tv star, recently joining the abc television family to star in a self-titled television series. overnight, on twitter, an outpouring of grief from pit bull and gloria es tef fa. to ricky martin and eva longoria, who wrote, we lost a legend today. she was set to take part in the voice mexico. she was 43 years old. >>> also breaking overnight, all eyes on north korea on the verge of a possible rocket launch. they planned to send a satellite into orbit as early as today. a glitch forced them to extend the launch window. >>> growing concern about the health o
an upstate new york community is in mourning after two volunteer firefighters were shot to death. a vigil was held in webster. four firefighters were shot as they returned to the scene early in the morning. steve rapaport has more. >> the tragedy -- >> reporter: a shocking crime early capacity eve morning. four local firefighters are shot as they rushed to the scene of a fire in webster new york. two firefighters never coming back. >> there was a car in a house that was engulfed in flames probably set by mr. splenger who wayed in wait with armment and shot the -- armiment and shot the first responders. >> reporter: police say he set the house fire himself, destroying six other homes and then hid in an edge becamement setting the -- in an e bankment setting the -- embankment. >> in my ka police career -- i've never seen anything like this. >> i don't know how you couldn't come out tonight. these guys are everybody's hear hoar -- everybody's heroes. when that alarm sounds, they all go. >> reporter: another story of gun violence hitting everyone close to the holidays. >> this sa time of cel
to at least 25 years. >> number four, millions are mourning the death of the wildly popular singer jenni rivera. a small jet carrying the superstar and six others crashed in northern mexico yesterday. investigators trying to determine why the plane vanished from radar after taking off. >>> number five, the duchess kate middleton's health took a turn for the worse over the weekend not serious enough to readmit her to the hospital. the australian radio ski jays at the center of the prank call scandal suspended, their show cancelled. >>> 6:53. if you are hoping for a holiday gift from your employer, don't get your hopes up too high. >> jane king joins us live from the new york stock exchange. >>> good morning. up and down morning here so far, investigators responding to political uncertainties in italy now the worry is leadership change would disrupt efforts to curb debt, that is a sensitive issue here with the fiscal cliff possibly approaching. tomorrow we did have the start of a two-day fed meeting, expected to possibly look at more economic stimulus. market diet, dow and nasdaq positive,
by taliban in afghanistan turns to mourning the death of one of his rescuers. a member of seal team 6 brazen night mission raiding a taliban camp saturday night to rescue the doctor. he was taken hostage while working for a charity. the special forces took fire, killing several taliban, at least one u.s. service member was injured in the raid and later died from his wounds. look for more on the story from martha raddatz on "good morning america" at 7:00. >>> today final day forbidders interested in taking over what is left of hostess to step forward. so far 160 companies have expressed interest, including wonder bread and twinkies after the company closed last month. hit facilities across the country, including oakland. this morning reporting hostess used employee pension wages to stay afloat not clear how much money was taken. >>> if you are traveling by air, get ready for onboard humor. >> here's jane king. >>> good morning. how much have you spent shopping online? online holiday spending in the u.s. 26.6 billion dollars so far this year, 13% more than this time last year. it is not over y
mourning. other high profile crashes involving learjets golfer stewart and few others were killed in 1999, former blink drummer barker severely injured in a crash in 2008 in south carolina that killed four people. live in the newsroom, katie marzullo. >>> this morning san francisco police are on the hunt for the person who shot a man in the city's mission district. officers responded to reports of multiple shots fired before 8:00 last night. they found the victim in the street. police had not released his name or said if they have suspects. members of the gang task force were on the scene. >>> pleasant hill police investigating another pipe bomb incident, a parent potted the device outside the office at pleasant hill elementary school yesterday afternoon. the bomb squad determined the device was an close and they were able to safely remove it. it could have done cap damage if it had been off. -- have done significant damage if it had gone off. >>> friday police arrested two teenaged boys on suspicion of blowing up a mailbox with a homemade device they had a second home in their possession
. >>reporter: while the mourn earth's filled out of the church across the street a gesture of goodwill from someone 3000 miles away. a credit card number was phoned in offering to pay for everyone's coffee all day somebody from los angeles. >> she wanted to offer coffee that's how she can do it. >>reporter: something that simple helping the people of this town pick up and try to move on. >> gesture around the country making us feel. >>reporter: while this community just begins the healing process people have come all over the country. all over the world to the center of the town to show their support n.snook 7 news. >> another note about what happened today. no aunt lives from seattle and couldn't make it to the funeral today but wrote a letter she wanted buried with him. how to get it there in time. friend wrote to several airlines asking for help. guess what? jet blue wrote back in 10 minutes. they got the letters on red eye in time for the service today. >> new survey snows growing support for gun control in the wake of the connecticut school tragedy. according to new abc news
rifles during this time of mourning. they have not said how long this action will last. legal and business experts say this move could represent a shift in the national dialogue about guns. >> the public is continuing to speak out, in addition to corporate decisions, it can have a major impact on the policy discussions. >> at the very least i think it shows some sensitivity to public opinion and some willingness to bend to what consumer are interested in. >> here in the bay area, dick's sporting goods is building a store. >>> three oakland city leaders are leaving their seats. they take with them decades of experience. paul cam birds in oakland. >> reporter: only on 2 will you hear from mayor gene quan about this evening. happening right now, the council has started their meeting. this is the three of the longest serving council members casting what may be their final votes ever for the city of oakland. combined they have more than 50 years of experience. thigh have served the city of oakland since the 90s. current council president took office. >> i'm losing three good friend
. the governor calling for a day of mourning. that will happen on friday. he is asking all churches will bells ring them 26 times in honor of the victims. back to you. >> rene marsh in newtown, connecticut. thank you for that. >>> two bay sisters are among the many people trying to help those effected by the connecticut school shooting. coming up their touching gesture to help those cope with grief. and very personal experience behind it. >>> we are still following an oakland investigation into a stolen truck that caught fire and that fire started another fire injuring a security guard. just look at the pictures. looks like it all started with that stolen truck. ktvu lorraine blanco has been on the story since 4:30. so what do you know about what happened out there? >> reporter: well, dave, the fire started in that stolen vehicle you were talking about. it was right about here. and spread to the building you see right there. now this morning a crew is picking up some of the wreckage out here. they will board it up and they will secure it as police try to track down the person or persons who st
to convince cal tran to keep the locks of love up. >>> time when people were mourning the horrible sandy hook shooting one woman took advantage setting up a charity scam. 37-year-old noel alba set up an internet scam claiming to be the aunt of little six-year-old noah pozner a victim of the shooting. she advertised on facebook saying a funeral fund was open to donors. all of the money was refunded to the donors. the mother of two teens denies opening the fund and says someone hacked her facebook page. she faces up to five years in jail to lying for federal agents. >>> if president obama and congress are not able to end the fiscal cliff people here will be hard hit. prop 30 voted into law in november will mean higher sales taxes and higher income taxes on the states top earners. the fiscal cliff would add to that. hitting all americans with higher taxes. the lowest income folks will see their take home pay shrink just over 3.5%. average earners 4% and top earners 6%. >>> the crystal ball that drops in new york's time square will have a little something extra this year. workers are already inst
they live on and mourn their death. and realize i thought she would be able to make it back to school on the seventh. when school is back from winter break. >> a second victim a 13-year- old boy is recovering from nonlife threatening injuries. authorities are going over surveillance video. also questioning witnesses in the shooting. trying to find some answers. >>> now we know the names of two young men killed in west oakland last friday. 21-year-old darrell armstrong and 19-year-old keith davis was shot and killed on immediate avenue. they were friends and armstrong lived near that shooting scene. police say the investigation continues. >>> it is 5:35. tomorrow will be four years since the shooting death of  oscar grant. grant was shot and killed by bart police officer johan necessary mehserle on the platform of the bart fruitvale station. the shooting was captured on cell phone video and the jury convicted mehserle of involuntary manslaughter. >>> 5:36. security breach at palms spring caused a one hour delay in flights and operations out there. this happened about 1:00 yesterday a
an update. people who lived in this apartment complex are in mourning. the couple who lived here were long-time residents. you can see the apartment is destroyed and completely boarded up because of all the smoke damage. this fire broke out late saturday night in the second story apartment on bridge port court. the latest numbers we got from the red cross is that 73 people were effected by the fire because of the smoke and water damage and electricity is out in the entire building. 56-year-old man and his wife and granddaughter died in the apartment before firefighters could reach them. the red cross is assisting the residents that have been displaced. >> a lot of the people had relatives they could go with. en there are some that didn't know people in the immediate area. when the red cross comes in we shelter them and feed them. >> reporter: families came back to the apartments to gather what they could but not everyone could return. arson investigators have been interviewing witnesses and looking through the rubble to try to figure out how this fire started. but there is no word yet on a
.6%. >>> at a time when people were mourning the horrible sandy hook shooting one new york woman took advantage of that sympathetic spirit by allegedly setting up a charity scam in connection to that tragedy. 37-year-old noel alba set up an internet scam claiming to be the aunt of six-year-old noah pozner. no a's uncle says he is disgusted someone would do this. >> my nieces and i think of these scammers they are stealing from them. they are survivors of this tragedy. >> the fbi says four days after the school shooting all of the money was refunded to donors. alba the mother of two teens denies opening the fund and says someone hacked her facebook page. she faces up to five years in jail. >>> residents in san francisco won't have to go very far to get rid of their christmas trees. the curb side collection will start next week. the annual christmas tree program -- officials say trees should be stripped of decorations and placed on the curb. >>> the paramedics that helped deliver a baby on the side of a road say it was a wonderful experience. it started about 3:00 in the morning on christmas day.
and shooting. >> a woman has died from thursday night's hit and run crash at twin peaks. her son is mourning her loss. he spoke to us about losing his mother. he said he took her and his two friends to twin peak to see the view. then a car sped toward them as they walked down the road. >> a pair of headlights in front of me. i jumped over the wall. after i stand up i can't find my mom. she is gone. >> his mother and friends fell over a wall and 30 feet down a hill. his friends are at hospital. police arrested a female driver two male passengers a short distance away. the drive driver is in jail. >> the last of the funerals for the victims of the connecticut school shooting will be held today. five were held yesterday. after a service for dilan hockly his 8-year-old brother released balloons. families also said good-bye to grace mcdonald and four others. >>> meantime we are hearing new details about the gunman. former classmates said he wore the same clothes every day and rarely spoke. he once give a presentation through a computer instead of speaking and a former classmate said he enjoy
. >>pam: tonight a community mourns the life of a diablo valley college student who lost his life in a traffic collision. police are still investigating the accident that killed 21 year old scott hickerson. kron4's maureen kelly shows us what is known so far. >> i'm standing on the corner of monument blvd and erickson can see behind me the memorial of flowers and signs and photos of the young man that marks the spot near where he was struck. people have left notes that read you will not be forgotten and skate in heaven.referring to the victim's love of skateboarding. police say scott hickerson was on his skateboard as he crossed the sidewalk right over around 4:30 friday evening. he was in that crosswalk when he was hit by a suv driven by a 21 year old clayton woman traveling eastbound on monument blvd. the victim landed here in the intersection. he was transported to john muir hospital where he died of his injuries. police are still talking to witnesses and are trying to determine who had the green light. although i spoke with a witness who did not want to appea
is in mourning. as the first funerals were held today for two of the 6- year-old shooting victims. shooting - authorities are being tight-lipped about what they're learning. weapon - and every round of ammunition used by adam lanza. kron4's grant lodes has the latest. catherine,today, children across connecticut saw something classes. uniformed police are in or around most of the state's schools. but sandy hook school in newtown remains closed and may never reopen. truckloads desks, shelves, bulletin boards and abandoned backpacks. taken from the scene of the massacre to a recently closed school in nearby monroe. the former middle school is where the sandy hill students will resume classes. volunteer contractors spent the weekend installing smaller facilities for the younger students. >> when the children come in whenever the school has classroom that looks as close as possible as their classroom that they left." >> the sandy hill school remains a crime scene. state police working around the clock to determing what happened. >> we're going to do everything that it takes to ensure that we un
. we will be right back. >>pam: thousands mourned the death of singer jenni rivera today at a memorial service in universal city. her fans and family gathered to say their final goodbyes to the singer who died earlier this month. a red casket sat onstage and fans chanted her name as images of rivera played on a big screen. a native to california, rivera started her career by selling cassette tapes at flea markets. she would go on to sell more than 15 million copies. rivera's plane crashed in northern mexico on december 9th. killing all six people on board. she was 43 at the time of her death. the cause of the crash remains under investigation. >> and a reminder. you can catch all your entertainment news right here on kron-4. the insider starts at 7 -- followed by entertainment tonight at 7:30. >> this family and a seattle got creative. take a look it is to going right through the roof, not quite. they created this solution by cutting this and to two different part they had to use reinforcement. to create this illusion. the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with
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